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Poster: ringolevio Date: Jun 24, 2010 10:35am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Why a parliamentary democracy?

Where's the guy who always says GROUP HUG right about now?
We are grief stricken, Mr. Tell ...

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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: Jun 24, 2010 11:05am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Why a parliamentary democracy?

Here I'll distract you ( not a group hug kinda guy , sorry ). Is it the game or the book ? I've been dying to ask you .

We won't Balkanize , too much good music and life to be lived and shared . We do need a troll or two to mix things up though , in a Roman wilderness of pain sort of way .

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Poster: ringolevio Date: Jun 24, 2010 11:18am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Why a parliamentary democracy?

You mean ringolevio? It refers to the game, it's from the lyrics to Tiger Rose. I just liked the sound of it. Is there a book?

I hope you're right, I think we're already kinda balkanized though, i.e., prior to Tell's departure ... I think Althea laid out the three factions fairly clearly (all sixties all the time; nothing, or almost nothing, after seventy-seven; nineties are underrated). Personally, my needs are simple ... a little Jerry every day ...

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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: Jun 24, 2010 11:31am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Why a parliamentary democracy?

Yes , there is a book written by Emmett Grogan ( who ' ran ' the Diggers ). The full title is Ringolevio : A Life Played for Keeps . It's on Amazon and probably of interest to many here . With Garcia quotes and everything

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Poster: ringolevio Date: Jun 24, 2010 11:51am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Why a parliamentary democracy?

Thanks - That's wild - I had no idea. I'd like to read that. Had nothing to do with my name choice, I just liked the sound of it and figured if it was a children's game it would work out all right. Guess I didn't google well enough!

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Poster: micah6vs8 Date: Jun 24, 2010 12:18pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Why a parliamentary democracy?

That is cool when stuff like this happens - great name !

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Poster: jerrys beard Date: Jun 24, 2010 1:38pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Why a parliamentary democracy?

Yeah on the bank where children play ring-a-levio
Come on show me somethin'
Come on show me somethin'
Come on and show me somethin' I don't know

Always liked that album and song...

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Poster: cosmic charlie dupree Date: Jun 24, 2010 10:40am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Why a parliamentary democracy?

http://www.archive.org/iathreads/post-view.php?id=297852